Awards, honors and fellowships
Angela Belcher wins $500,000 Lemelson-MIT Prize
June 4, 2013MIT professor honored for her innovations that take cues, and materials, from nature to tackle key societal issues.
Grad student receives grant for melanoma research
June 3, 2013David Benjamin will investigate mechanisms that melanoma cells use to spread to distant sites throughout the body
Sports Shorts for June 3: A weekly wrap-up of MIT varsity athletics
June 3, 2013MIT wins inaugural NEWMAC President’s Trophy; Kuntz selected as NEWMAC nominee for NCAA Women of the Year
MIT Lincoln Laboratory Selected for Small Business Administration 2013 Dwight D. Eisenhower Award
May 30, 2013
Sports Shorts for May 28: A weekly wrap-up of MIT varsity athletics
May 28, 2013Quisenberry, Zhang compete at NCAA individual championships; four Engineers earn Academic All-America honors
School of Engineering honors staff with Infinite Mile Awards
May 23, 201313th annual ceremony recognizes outstanding employee contributions.
Students recognized for environmental health research
May 21, 2013Grads and postdocs presented work at poster session held by Center for Environmental Health Sciences
iCampus Student Competition yields online tools for improved on campus experiences
May 21, 2013Grand prize in 2013 competition goes to an online exploration tool to aid students in planning their selection of classes.
NSE grad student wins Heller Entrepreneurship Grant
May 21, 2013Sam Shaner recognized for contributing to spirit of entrepreneurship at the Institute
MIT students, alumni awarded 2013 Fulbright grants
May 20, 2013Selected on the basis of academic or professional achievement, as well as demonstrated leadership potential in their fields
Sports Shorts for May 20: A weekly wrap-up of MIT varsity athletics
May 20, 2013Zhang named regional Arthur Ashe Award winner; Hank Smith honored by NFF
GEL students earn Certificates of Engineering Leadership
May 17, 2013
Arts at MIT add an artistic boost to the Institute’s entrepreneurial scrum
May 16, 2013New $10,000 Creative Arts Competition to reward best arts-focused business plan
D-Lab Scale-Ups awards funds to three MIT social entrepreneurs
May 16, 2013Shawn Wen ‘13, Kevin Cedrone SM ’10 PhD ‘13 and Sumana Shrestha MBA ‘13 to join the Phase I Fellowship Program
MIT Global Founders’ Skills Accelerator announces 2013 student teams
May 16, 2013Startup accelerator includes eight MIT student teams as well as teams from six international universities.
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Water purification process named 'Technology Idol of the Year'
May 15, 2013Humidification-dehumidification (HDH) carrier gas extraction process developed by researchers at MIT.
Four MIT professors elected to the National Academy of Sciences
May 13, 2013Field, Kac, Vogan and Walker bring to 76 the number of Institute faculty who are NAS members.
Sports Shorts for May 13: A weekly wrap-up of MIT varsity athletics
May 13, 2013Baseball wins ECAC championship, earns at-large bid to NCAA Tournament; Barlow and Williams awarded NEWMAC Coach of the Year honors
Grant to fund nanotech therapies for traumatic brain injuries
May 10, 2013MIT’s Sangeeta Bhatia is part of the research team funded by the $6 million DARPA grant.
CSAIL graduate honored with ACM award
May 7, 2013Shyamnath Gollakota recognized for work with wireless interference
Saurabh Amin to be chief scientist on multi-institutional NSF grant
May 7, 2013Project aims to improve security and operations of civil and environmental engineering structures and systems